Health Tip: Am I A Binge Eater?
(HealthDay News) -- Binge eating disorder is characterized by
regularly overeating and feeling that you have lost control of your
Health Tip: Set Rules About TV Time
(HealthDay News) -- Experts warn against children watching too
much TV, saying developing kids could be doing something more
healthy and productive.
Barbershops Join Fight Against High Blood Pressure in Black Men
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Across the country,
barbershops serve as a time-honored destination for a good cut and
Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although older women
with asthma often have worse health outcomes, they may not make
asthma care a priority, according to a new study.
'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Roaming the high Alps
more than 5,000 years ago, the individual whose preserved mummy
became famous as the "Ice Man" no doubt had a very tough and active
Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Birth control pills
containing high doses of estrogen, along with some other
formulations, may increase the risk of breast cancer in women under
50, new preliminary research suggests.
Women in Military Drink Less Than Civilians, Report Shows
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who serve in the
U.S. military are less likely to drink alcohol than their civilian
peers, a new study suggests.
FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with the
progressive, deadly respiratory ailment known as chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a new weapon to battle
the disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said
Many Doctors Recommend E-Cigarettes as Anti-Smoking Aid, Survey Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes seem to be
everywhere these days, and a new study finds many U.S. doctors
recommending them to smokers as a way to kick the tobacco
Health Highlights: Aug. 1, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment
FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American who is
battling the Ebola virus in West Africa will be flown to the United
States for treatment over the next few days, according to staff at
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.